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One dead, 18 injured as plane catches fire in Russia

MOSCOW: (Web Desk) One person died — apparently of a heart attack — and 18 people sought medical help when a plane skidded off a runway in Russia’s Olympic city of Sochi, slid into a river and caught fire during landing early Saturday, officials said. The Boeing 737 flying from …

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Cafe blast kills pro-Moscow rebel leader in east Ukraine

MOSCOW/KIEV (Web Desk) The leader of Russian-backed separatists in the Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine was killed in an explosion at a cafe on Friday, prompting Russia to accuse Ukraine of assassinating him while Kiev blamed separatist infighting.Russia’s foreign ministry accused Ukraine of killing the separatist leader, Alexander Zakharchenko, to …

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Russia Plans Massive Mediterranean Naval Drills Amid Syria Tensions

MOSCOW (Web Desk) Russia will hold drills in the Mediterranean Sea on September 1-8 with the involvement of 25 warships and 30 aircraft, the Defense Ministry reported on Thursday.In accordance with the training plan of the Russian Armed Forces, large-scale drills of the grouping of forces (troops) of the Russian …

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Top White House lawyer to leave as Russia probe heats up

MOSCOW (Web Desk) Donald Trump said Wednesday that White House counsel Don McGahn would soon be leaving his post, a crucial shift as the probe into Russia´s election interference probe closes in on the US president´s inner circle.McGahn, who has advised Trump on dealing with Special Counsel Robert Mueller´s Russia …

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Russia says Afghanistan talks postponed

MOSCOW (Web Desk) Russia said on Monday that international peace talks on Afghanistan have been postponed following a phone conversation between Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Afghan leader Ashraf Ghani.Moscow had been preparing to host peace talks on September 4 and had invited Taliban representatives to participate.The Russian foreign ministry …

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Foreign specialists planning chemical attack in Syria

MOSCOW (Web Desk) Russia says that “foreign specialists” have arrived in Syria and are planning to stage a chlorine attack which they will blame on the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad.Russian Defense Ministry Spokesman Major General Igor Konashenkov on Sunday said that the attack will target the village of …

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Russia respects Iran’s presence in Syria: Deputy FM

MOSCOW (Web Desk) Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov says Russia respects Iran’s presence in Syria which he described as lawful amid reports that the US was pressuring Moscow on Tehran’s role in the Arab country.Ryabkov said Iran has been in Syria at the official request of the Syrian government to …

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Pakistan, India participate together in military exercise

MOSCOW (Web Desk) Army contingents from Pakistan and India are taking part in a joint counter-terrorism exercise as part of multi-national war games in Russia, reported The Times of India.The war games are being held under the umbrella of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), and feature soldiers from China, Russia and …

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Russia respects Iran’s steps to provide its security in Syria

MOSCOW (Web Desk) Iran is present in Syria at the invitation of its legal authorities,but there is space for work in this issue,Ryabkov,who took part in the negotiations between Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev and the United States National Security Advisor John Bolton, told TASS about it on Thursday.We …

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